S.No. Description
1. Sec 2 (7) of the Indian Forest Act, 1927 amended to omit bamboo outside the forest from the definition of tree.
2. 22 States/UTs have exempted bamboo from felling-transit rules.
3. MoEFCC directions to States/UTs for issue of Pan India Card/transit permit for inter State movement of bamboo throughout the country.
4. ISO 2004 and National Building Code 2016 standards prescribed.
5. Bamboo material included in SOR of CPWD.
6. NE Industrial Development Policy, 2017.
7. Adoption of "BIS Certified & Energy Efficient" Bamboo Mat Based Products in projects/ construction works in all the Hilly Areas and sloped roof.
Last Updated on: 16 Nov 2018